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University of Derby

The University of Derby  is a public university in the city of Derby, England. It traces its history back to the establishment of the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses in 1851 and gained university status in 1992 as one of the new universities.

Key statistics

Derby city is located in the centre of the UK. London is about 125 miles south, while Manchester lies 90 miles to the north. The compact city of Derby is an economic powerhouse with global brands such as Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier, as well as a thriving creative sector. Cultural highlights include the international photography festival, Format, and the Feste arts festival. The campus at Buxton, which includes the grade II-listed Dome, is set in a charming spa town, which is home to Buxton Opera and Buxton festival .

University of Derby
University of Derby
University of Derby
URBAN
Estd
1851
Institution
PUBLIC
Campus
URBAN
Cost of Living
£12,006
Intake
September/October/November 2022

The University of Derby  is a public university in the city of Derby, England. It traces its history back to the establishment of the Derby Diocesan Institution for the Training of Schoolmistresses in 1851 and gained university status in 1992 as one of the new universities.

Key statistics

Derby city is located in the centre of the UK. London is about 125 miles south, while Manchester lies 90 miles to the north. The compact city of Derby is an economic powerhouse with global brands such as Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Bombardier, as well as a thriving creative sector. Cultural highlights include the international photography festival, Format, and the Feste arts festival. The campus at Buxton, which includes the grade II-listed Dome, is set in a charming spa town, which is home to Buxton Opera and Buxton festival .

The university provides over 300 study programmes at undergraduate level. Undergraduate programmes as well as short courses, foundation degrees and postgraduate degrees cover most academic disciplines and subdisciplines.  Derby is proud of its personal touch: small classes, a personal tutor and a friendly atmosphere. The majority of its classes have fewer than 30 students. Derby offers single and joint honours in a wide range of areas including, arts, business, health, science, technology, computer gaming and leisure-industry-related subjects. More than 40 courses are available online. The university is engaged with regional business and has several initiatives in place to boost student employability, including around 90 incubation units.Currently the university is home to around 34,000 students in all areas of study.

Total UG Students  Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
13,375 2,925 12% 14:8

The university's primary campus is located in the north-west of Derby and comprises three sites: Kedleston Road, Britannia Mill and Markeaton Street. The law school is located in the city centre. The university also has a campus located in Buxton, Derbyshire, which is referred to as the Devonshire Campus. Resources at the university include a range of facilities such as a spa, a hospital with robot patients, and a restaurant, which is operated by students. There is also a recording studio, various sporting facilities, and multiple bars and cafes.

Notable Alumni

  • Adam Buss – CEO at Derby’s QUAD Arts Centre and Marketing Director of Format.

  • Paul Cummins MBE – internationally acclaimed artist whose work has been displayed at Chatsworth House, London Olympic Park and most recently at the Tower of London.

  • Dawn Foote – Managing Director and owner of Katapult, a Midlands-based brand communication agency.

  • Richard Gerver – inspirational speaker on education, business and the third sector, with an international reputation.

  • Edward Hogan – critically acclaimed, award-winning author.

  • Kathryn Jeffs – BBC Natural History Producer, including the Frozen Planet series.

  • Khumbo Kachali – former Vice-President of Malawi.

  • Lorna Steel – Curator of Palaeontology

Under Graduate

MARKETING (CONSUMER PSYCHOLOGY) BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

ENGLISH BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

ENGLISH INTEGRATED MASTERS (MLit)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

MARKETING (PR AND ADVERTISING) BA (Hons) with opti..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 years 

Under Graduate

BUSINESS STUDIES BA (Hons) with optional placement..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA GLOBAL)
Tution Fees
15,450
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS BA (Hons) with optional pla..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years 

Under Graduate

SPORT MANAGEMENT BA (Hons)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 3 years 

Under Graduate

LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT WITH FOUNDAT..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 years 

Post Graduate

CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY MSc
Tution Fees
14,700
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

CYBER SECURITY BSc (Hons) with placement year
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 years 

Under Graduate

DIAGNOSTIC RADIOGRAPHY WITH FOUNDATION YEAR BSc (H..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

NURSING (ADULT) WITH NMC REGISTRATION MSc
Tution Fees
14,700
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

COMPUTER NETWORKS AND SECURITY BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 3 years  

Under Graduate

BUSINESS ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE WITH FOUNDATION YE..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 5 Years 

Under Graduate

CYBER SECURITY WITH FOUNDATION YEAR BSc (Hons)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND HRM MSc
Tution Fees
14,700
Duration
 1 Year 

Under Graduate

BUSINESS ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE BA (Hons) with opt..
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years  

Under Graduate

CIVIL ENGINEERING WITH FOUNDATION YEAR BEng (Hons)
Tution Fees
14,045
Duration
 4 Years 

Post Graduate

BIG DATA ANALYTICS MSc
Tution Fees
14,700
Duration
 1 Year 
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English Language Requirements

  • If English isn’t the student's first language they will need an English language qualification.

  • International students applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate course will normally need at least IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all areas).

UG: 

  • 60% or above at standard XII (all boards).

  • Higher Secondary School Certificates awarded on completion of Standard XII

PG:

  • 65% or above for Post Graduate.

  • Bachelor of Arts/Science (Honours/Special degree) when awarded from a central university or a recognised state university

  • Bachelor of Education (four year integrated programme)

  • Bachelor of Engineering/Technology (when awarded from an institute of national importance, centre of advanced study, an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) or the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore)

 

Accommodation for International Students

  • The university highly recommends that students book their accommodation before arriving in the UK.

  • All international students who apply for accommodation by 31 July are guaranteed a room in halls of residence. After this date, if halls of residence are fully booked, the university will help students find suitable accommodation elsewhere.

  • The halls of residence are all within walking distance of campus and a regular bus service is also available.

  • Students do not have to move out of halls during the Christmas and Easter vacations.

  • Free overnight food pack plus bed pack supplied for every international student

Conditional Offer Unconditional Offer CAS
1 Week 4 Days 5 Days

Sports scholarship and bursaries scheme
There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer to the university website for detailed qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.

Some key facts of  University of Derby

  • University of Derby ranks among top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2020 for Business Management and Marketing programs

  • University of Derby holds rank in top 5 in the Guardian University Guide 2020 for Hospitality and Tourism programs

  • For mechanical engineering program University of Derby hold its rank in top 20 in the Guardian University Guide 2020 

  • University holds a rank of 99th University Ranking (UK) - The Complete University Guide 2021

  • The university holds rank of 801-1000 in THE (Times Higher Education) 2021

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